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UN Appeals for $1.6 Billion to Aid Palestinian Refugees

UN Appeals for $1.6 Billion to Aid Palestinian Refugees

GENEVA —  The United Nations Relief and Works Agency is appealing for $1.6 billion to provide life-saving assistance for more…
Spring Meadow Elementary boutique collecting clothes, items to help families in need

Spring Meadow Elementary boutique collecting clothes, items to help families in need

SAN ANTONIO – The COVID-19 pandemic has placed many families in a tight financial situation and for some parents, buying…
Voting changes and more in Democrats’ broad elections bill

Voting changes and more in Democrats’ broad elections bill

The sweeping elections bill being considered by the Senate is about far more than voting. The Freedom to Vote: John…
Rivals say Macron is using EU as springboard for French vote

Rivals say Macron is using EU as springboard for French vote

STRASBOURG – French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to make the European Union more powerful as his country holds the…
Yemeni Civilians Bear Brunt of Suffering in Escalating Conflict 

Yemeni Civilians Bear Brunt of Suffering in Escalating Conflict 

GENEVA —  As the fighting in Yemen heats up, the U.N. human rights office warns Yemen’s warring parties that wanton…
Emerging talents in spotlight at hybrid Paris Fashion Week

Emerging talents in spotlight at hybrid Paris Fashion Week

PARIS – A spattering of Paris Fashion Week menswear shows began in earnest this week for the fall-winter season, as…
WHO counts 18 million virus cases last week as omicron slows

WHO counts 18 million virus cases last week as omicron slows

GENEVA – The number of new coronavirus cases globally rose by 20% last week to more than 18 million, marking…
Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed event

Beijing residents disappointed Olympics will be closed event

BEIJING – With just over two weeks before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, residents of the Chinese capital…
Are Turkey’s efforts to fix the economy working?

Are Turkey’s efforts to fix the economy working?

ANKARA – Turkey’s government and central bank have taken unconventional steps in recent weeks to prop up a beleaguered economy…
Former US Hostage in Iran to Begin Hunger Strike to Press for Prisoner Deal

Former US Hostage in Iran to Begin Hunger Strike to Press for Prisoner Deal

WASHINGTON —  A former U.S. hostage in Iran is set to begin a hunger strike in Vienna on Wednesday to…